ALBANY, GA — The U.S. Department of Education announced that nine Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) colleges will share $23.5 million from two federal grants. The money is for improving the colleges’ abilities to serve African-American and low- and middle-income students.
ATLANTA — Morehouse College in Atlanta has agreed to pay $1.2 million to end a federal investigation into what officials call the misuse of funds intended to promote scientific study, the U.S. Department of Justice announced late Friday.
Can the 101-year-old civil rights group’s services-focused approach help a recession-battered black community?
A Florida Courier search of federal and state courts in which Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) has been sued reveals that at least eight lawsuits have been filed in less than two years against the school – and personally against B-CU President Trudie Kibbe Reed – by instructors or former high-level employees.
Program introduces teens to law careers, gives them opportunity to win scholarships, tuition waivers.
Law schools in Florida have struggled for years to draw more minorities into legal fields long dominated by white men. Yet despite recruitment drives and other efforts to boost their enrollment, the numbers at some colleges have remained stagnant or have fallen off.
NEW YORK, NY – When Fania Washington had an opportunity to leave Winston & Strawn LLP, in 2004, to work for MTV Networks, she didn’t hesitate.
Black have been underrepresented in these fields for years, but now there is an emphasis on rectifying the problem. The top ten careers in which African-Americans are underrepresented ironically point the way out of limiting employment scenarios onto new paths.
Daeja Lucas, a nursing major at Morgan State University, is well on her way to becoming a pediatric nurse thanks to the the Thurgood Marshall Scholarship.